Category Archives: Wellbeing

Day 352: Hallway Walls Finished, and an Evening of Self-Care After Work

Our decorator, Vanessa, worked hard today giving the hallway, stairs and landing another coat of paint and she also started an undercoat on the woodwork including doors. She’s doing a fantastic job and we’re really pleased with it. It looks … Continue reading

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Day 347: The Lounge Gets a Makeover and the New Loft Hatch and Ladder Is Fitted

We had quite a bit of work done around the house today. First to arrive was the carpenter and his son to fit the loft hatch. We ended up with a new ladder as well quite by chance. All we … Continue reading

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Day 346: Even the Tumble Dryer Needs Some Love and Attention

I was transferring some clothes from the washing machine to the tumble dryer this evening and thought I’d give the pull-out filter a quick clean. That’s all I usually do every couple of washes, just take the fluff out and … Continue reading

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Day 344: Another Non-Stop Day, Full of Work, Appointments and Searching For Lost Items Around the House

Today I had to take my eldest to the orthodontist and the whole afternoon was taken up by this one event. I left the house at 1.30pm having had a busy morning of work calls and a quick bite to … Continue reading

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Day 336: Boxes of Christmas Decorations Adds to the Clutter

It doesn’t feel like 11 months since we put the Christmas tree back in its box. I remember writing a post on Day 6 Goodbye Tree, See you in 11 Months. At the time, the rest of the decorations, wrapping … Continue reading

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Day 311: Tiles Laid, Grouting Planned for Tomorrow… and a Relaxing Evening

The tiler has completed all of the tiling including the floor and just has the grouting left to do in the morning. The above picture shows a few slices of the bathroom tiles so far. The first slice shows the … Continue reading

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Day 255: A Sense of Calm and a Chinese Takeaway

That’s two days in a row now where things have been going well and I’m feeling calm. I’ve had more successes at work i.e. people emailing me or coming up with answers before I’m having to chase them, and things … Continue reading

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Day 233: A Week Off and A Glimpse of a Lifestyle Change

I have the next week off work starting tomorrow. I finished my last email around 9pm this evening and shut down my laptop until 1st Sept. Looking forward to some time off. Apart from a few appointments that I need … Continue reading

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Day 229: Dejunking My Mind, and Clearing the Clutter Castle By the Bed

Walking always energises me and clears my head, so as soon as I woke up this morning, I did my usual five minute stretch routine (don’t think I’ve mentioned that before) and then set off for a 30 minute walk … Continue reading

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Day 228: I Took it Easy Today… Reading Through Old Journals and Notebooks From a Decade Ago

I gave myself permission to relax today. I tried not to think of it as a waste of time, but instead treated it as time to rest my body and brain, and to try and recharge. I still did things … Continue reading

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